Night Shadow

Choreography by: George Balanchine

Music by: Vittorio Rieti

Retitled La Sonnambula in 1961.

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Based on themes from operas by Vincenzo Bellini, including La Sonnambula, Il Puritani, Norma and I Capuleti e i Montecchi (1830-1835)
February 27, 1946, Ballet Russe de Monte Carlo, City Center of Music and Drama, New York
NYC Ballet Premiere
January 6, 1960, City Center of Music and Drama
Original Cast
Alexandra Danilova, Nicholas Magallanes, Maria Tallchief, Michel Katcharoff

NYC Ballet Original Cast
Jillana, John Taras, Erik Bruhn, Allegra Kent
31 min.
Costumes by
André Levasseur
Set by
Esteban Francés
Lighting by
Esteban Francés